There's good news for Round Lake Charter School this year. The grades are out and once again it earned an "A" while Tavares Middle, Triangle Elementary, Altoona Charter, Astatula Elementary, Umatilla Elementary, Umatilla Middle were among the fourteen "B" rated schools throughout Lake County in 2019, according to data released today by the Florida Department of Education.
Many of the public schools in Mount Dora, Tavares and Eustis did not perform as well. Seven schools in those cities slid from "B" grades to "C" grades including Mount Dora High, Eustis High, Tavares High, Mount Dora Middle, Eustis Middle, Eustis Elementary, and Sorrento Elementary.
Umatilla High and Tavares Elementary maintained their "C" grades from last year. Eustis Heights Elementary rose from a "D" to a "C".
For the third year in a row, the district increased 12 points and earning Lake County Schools a “B” district rating. The data shows the number of “A” schools in the entire district increased to 10 in 2019, up from eight in 2018. Statewide, 1,172 schools earned an “A” in 2018-19 compared to 1,043 in 2017-18.
LAKE COUNTY'S 2019 "A" SCHOOLS: Round Lake Charter, The Villages Elementary.Cypress Ridge Elementary, East Ridge Middle, Grassy Lake, Imagine South Lake Charter, Lake Minneola High, Lost Lake Elementary, Pinecrest Lakes Academy Charter and Pine Ridge Elementary,
LAKE COUNTY'S 2019 "B" SCHOOLS: Tavares Middle, Triangle Elementary, Altoona Charter, Astatula Elementary, Cecil E. Gray Middle, Clermont Middle, East Ridge High, Lake Virtual, Minneola Elementary Charter, Seminole Springs Elementary, Spring Creek Charter, Umatilla Elementary, Umatilla Middle and Windy Hill Middle.
The Florida Department of Education calculates school grades annually based on up to 11 components, including student achievement and learning gains on statewide, standardized assessments and high school graduation rate. School grades provide parents and the general public an easily understandable way to measure the performance of a school and understand how well each school is serving its students. Vew the statewide 2019 school grades here.
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